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President John F. Kennedy at a Fort Worth rally the day he was assassinated in Dallas.

I remember watching on TV a caisson rolling through the streets, carrying a coffin draped with an American flag. But it wasn't until I saw the riderless horse with boots reversed in the stirrups that it began to dawn on me that something really out of the ordinary had taken place. I knew about horses — Western heroes rode tall in the saddle, leaned forward into the danger, and never died. So why was this horse without a rider? This wasn't right. Didn't the good guys always win? Read more»

A statue of former Arizona Sen. Barry Goldwater, a one-time presidential nominee, takes its place in the U.S. Capitol, where Goldwater served 30 years.

It’s been almost 30 years, but former Arizona Sen. Barry Goldwater is finally back in the U.S. Capitol. But this time he’s 8 feet tall and weighs 1,700 pounds. A statue of Goldwater was unveiled amid praise for the one-time presidential nominee known as "Mr. Conservative." Read more» 1

Two female detainees sleep in a holding cell at the CBP Nogales Placement Center on June 18.

Commentary: There are few universal truths we can settle on in this world. But one of the few truths we can probably all agree on is that children are not political animals — they are not motivated by politics and while they are often caught in political spheres, they are never the actors. Read more»

Interviews with former KTKT GM Phil Richardson, Inside Tucson Business Editor Mark B. Evans, Children's Action Alliance CEO Dana Naimark, Republican state. Rep. Ethan Orr, Democratic state. Sen. Steve Farley, Republican House Speaker Andy Tobin. Read more»

An interview with Dr. Richard Buyer, author of "Why the JFK Assassination Still Matters." Then, the Reporters' Roundtable featured Dylan Smith of TucsonSentinel.com, and Dan Shearer, editor of the Green Valley News and Sahuarita Sun. Plus, the Weekend Watch with Matt Russell. Read more»

The Kennedy family leave the U.S. Capitol after the funeral of President John F. Kennedy, Nov. 25, 1963.

Some were in college, some were barely walking. Some still have memories of the day, while others know only the legacy. But members of Arizona’s congressional delegation, young and old, Democrat and Republican, all say they were touched in one way or another by the assassination of President John F. Kennedy 50 years ago Friday. Read more»

Commentary: A young reporter found the president’s staff arguing over whether to order the American flag lowered after reports that President John F. Kennedy had been assassinated on Nov. 22, 1963. Read more»

Giffords and husband Mark Kelly listen at a news conference backing gun-control legislation on Wednesday. The event marked the first group return of Giffords and other victims and family members of those killed on Jan. 8 to the shooting site.

Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was announced Friday as the 2013 recipient of the John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award "in recognition of the political, personal, and physical courage she has demonstrated in her fearless public advocacy for policy reforms aimed at reducing gun violence." Read more»